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Amazing White Kitchen for a Remodel

  White Kitchen Remodels White kitchens can make a space feel clean and fresh.  The room will feel brighter and can bring more pop to contrasting colors and decorations.  Not only that, but a remodel can add value to a home when done right.  A typical remodel can have...

Selling Your Home: Real Estate Signage

  Signs are for Selling Selling your home is more than just plopping a generic sign in your front yard. We live in and drive around the neighborhoods to learn more about them and see what's changing. We visit a ton of homes.  We can tell you what hasn't changed:...

The Newest Real Estate Brokerage in Chicago

  Hello World! That's the typical introduction used in technology for a project.  It show's the use how to learn simple syntax and get on their way in tech. So, consider the introduction of Ashbrook Realty today as our 'Hello World.'  We have placed our first office...

2nd Chicago Culver’s in Portage Park

  Open at  4939 W. Irving Park Road in Portage Park Portage Park has been adding a lot of restaurants lately, but if you're like us then you've been waiting for this for a long time!  Part of the revitalization effort going in at Six Corners has  been the long awaited...

How Much Earnest Money

How Much to Put Down for Earnest Money There isn't a specific amount necessary at any particular transaction.  It really depends on the market.  Is it a hot market?  Is it a slow time of year? All of those factors matter, but there are other reasons that can impact...

Why the Cash Buyer Won Your Higher Bid

Why You Lost to a Cash Buyer So, you've made a very competitive bid on a house.  Maybe you even went higher than the seller requesting thinking that the home of your dreams is in the bag.  You wrote a brilliant letter explaining why you are the perfect person to buy...

What is Earnest Money?

Earnest Money You are working with your real estate agent to create a contract on the perfect home and she asks you how much money to put down for Earnest Money.  So, what is it? Earnest money is money that you place in escrow with one of the brokerages and sometimes...